Restoring Heritage Grains
The Culture, Diversity, Resilience, and Cuisine of Ancient WheatsBook - 2016
In Restoring Heritage Grains, author Eli Rogosa of the Heritage Grain Conservancy, invites readers to restore forgotten wheats such as delicious gluten-safe einkorn that nourished the first Neolithic farmers, emmerthe grain of ancient Israel, Egypt, and Rome that is perfect for pasta and flatbreads, rare durums that are drought-tolerant and high in protein, and many more little known wheat species, each of which have a lineage intertwined with the human species and that taste better than any modern wheat. Restoring Heritage Grains combines the history of grain growing and society, in-depth practical advice on landrace wheat husbandry, wheat folk traditions and mythology, and guidelines for the Neolithic diet with traditional recipes for rustic bread, pastry and beer. Discover the ancient grains that may be one of the best solutions to hunger today, and provide resilience for our future.--COVER.
Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont :, Chelsea Green Publishing,, 
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: 633.11 R735r 2016
Characteristics: 264 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm